Ocular Trauma

Open Globe Injuries Disproportionately Impact Low Income Patients

Public health and legislative measures have reduce incidence, but minority groups and those in lower income brackets are still overrepresented in hospitalizations.
04/05/2021

Gender, Race and Age Increase Open Globe Injury Risk

Males, Blacks and Hispanics and elderly patients are the most commonly affected, study suggests.
02/04/2021

He Kept His Eye on the Ball

A patient develops worsening near vision three years after a blunt trauma.
07/15/2020

Fall-related Open Globe Injuries Increase

High-risk groups include young men and those with low socioeconomic status or who are 70 years and older.
02/03/2020

Ocular Emergency Costs Remain Flat

Over a 13-year span, the price of treating eye trauma has stayed steady.
06/12/2019

To Be Blunt

A calm, thorough evaluation of ocular trauma can determine the best course of action.
05/15/2019

Be an Ocular Foreign Body Fixer

You have the tools and the knowledge to be your community’s ocular foreign body expert. Here’s how to incorporate these skills into your practice.
04/15/2019

Bad Pupil

When checking the cause of an APD, leave no question unanswered.
04/15/2019

Open Globe Injuries Require Prompt Repair

Otherwise, patients risk unsatisfactory visual outcomes.
01/24/2019

Eye Trauma as Secondary Diagnosis on the Rise

Study also finds increasing number of falls in individuals older than 65.
10/25/2018

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June 17, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
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